In this intermediate sewing class, you will learn how to measure and analyse your body to achieve a good fitting pattern.
Using a block pattern for a fitted top and skirt you will adjust the pattern to your own measurements by using the correct fitting techniques.
Once the patterns have been altered you will cut a toile (a mock up), be fitted and make the pattern alterations necessary to create a top and skirt patterns which will fit your body.
Learn how to analyse your body shape and proportion, take you own measurements and compile a set of correct length and circumference measurements for your body.
You will learn how to do the most common pattern alterations for common figure issues including:
- Lengthening and shortening
- Adjusting for cup sizes
- Moving dart positions
- Increasing upper-arm width
- Changing the shoulder slope
- Sway back
Pattern, fabric and cardboard are provided to create your own individual patterns.
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Duration: 4 Sessions x 3 hours
Course previously known as: 401 Personalised Fit
“April was quite clear at explaining.” “Thank you April. It was very enjoyable each week. Hopefully I remember it all!”. (Emma E. Aug. 2018)
“The workbook is excellent.” “April is an experienced & helpful course instructor. I greatly valued the learnings.” (Lisa D. Aug. 2018)
“Excellent course – will be back to learn how to use my block.” (Jane D. June 2019)